Xiaomi Redmi 5A: how to install the TWRP recovery | Guide

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That the new Xiaomi devices receive support from the modding community can now be taken for granted, and also the development of a TWRP for Redmi 5A "Riva" was just a matter of time. In today's guide we will show you how to install the famous recovery custom using the classic fastboot commands!

Xiaomi Redmi 5A: how to install the TWRP recovery | Guide

The presence of a custom recovery like the TWRP, we remember, is essential for many modding procedures. Thanks to this we can in fact install unsigned zip from the manufacturer like ROM custom, mod and packages able to guarantee i root permissions (SuperSU or Magisk on all), or make a full backup of the phone to be restored in case of problems.

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The flash procedure involves the use of fastboot, which must be installed system wide on the PC, and a few command line instructions. As the Chinese giant sells its devices with bootloader blockedhowever, you will need to follow the official unlocking procedure before attempting the flash. Once this prerequisite is met, the entire guide takes a few minutes to be followed.

TWRP for Xiaomi Redmi 5A: the complete guide

IMPORTANT: The procedure described in this guide presents complex operations that, if performed incorrectly, could damage your device. It is recommended to run only by users who have gained a good experience in modding Android. The staff of GizChina.it will not be held responsible for any damage to the device.

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